Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Aquilonastra cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842)


Generic Combinations

  • Aquilonastra cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842).
  • Asterina cepheus (Müller & Troschel, 1842).




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Houtman Abrolhos and Ashmore Reef, WA, to Lady Elliott Is., Qld. Depth range 0-70 m

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, tropical.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
14-Sep-2015 12-Feb-2012 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)